The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.35% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.51% 2.00% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£215 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -54.00%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.88% 17.30% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 33
Average daily rate £350 £288 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £310 -
Chatham - - - -
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) Red Gate
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) QA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Red Gate